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In year of parity, nearly every team has playoffs chance

NEW YORK (AP) - Clayton Kershaw looks around the major leagues and sees opponents convinced they can reach the playoffs.

July 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Lawsuit: DirecTV’s ‘NFL Sunday Ticket’ is illegal monopoly

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - DirecTV's exclusive right to broadcast certain NFL games is an illegal monopoly that raises costs for bars and restaurants, a San Francisco bar says in a lawsuit against the league and the satellite TV provider.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

New California law recognizes cheerleaders as employees

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California's professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Spieth trying to look at British Open as another event

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - With a chance to match history at the home of golf, Jordan Spieth is trying to make the British Open feel like just another event.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Dollars and sense: In the NBA, money is exploding

LAS VEGAS (AP) - To understand how the business model of NBA salaries is unlike ever before, consider the cases of Reggie Jackson, Khris Middleton and DeMarre Carroll.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Trade talks highlight 2nd half of season

The Cardinals are really good, the Phillies are really bad, and then there's everyone else.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Caitlyn Jenner accepts Ashe Courage Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on Wednesday night while urging acceptance for others who are transgender.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Sky protects Froome’s Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11

CAUTERETS, France (AP) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome understands those who harbor doubts about his dominant performances in a sport long marred by doping. Maybe, he says, it's time to bring in an independent specialist to test his body and help prove that he's riding clean.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Most franchise tagged players reach long-term deals

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs ended up with a big bargain the last time they signed Justin Houston. This time, it's the star linebacker who's cashing in.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

US soccer chief felt ‘discomfort’ during soccer proceedings

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Soccer Federation chief executive Dan Flynn said Wednesday he had no direct knowledge of bribery or kickbacks exchanged by FIFA officials but experienced moments of "discomfort" during meetings.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Mom blames football helmet in death of high school player

RIVERSIDE (AP) - The mother of a high school football player who collapsed during a game in Southern California has filed a lawsuit blaming his helmet for his death.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Cuba advances with win over Guatemala

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Maikel Reyes missed Cuba's first CONCACAF Gold Cup pool play game due to visa problems. He made sure his country didn't miss reaching the quarterfinals, though.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Trout homers leading off, and AL top NL

CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Tiger awaits St. Andrews, insists he’s not ‘buried and done’

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - Winless in nearly two years, Tiger Woods at least has experience on his side at St. Andrews.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Playoff changes likely in NBA, moratorium mulled

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Changes to the NBA playoffs are almost certainly coming.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports

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Dodgers lose Anderson, Kazmir; tie record with 27 on DL

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers have placed left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir on the disabled list, tying the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Daily fantasy sports sites aim to make Nevada comeback

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Daily fantasy sports websites are trying to get legal after a series of state-level setbacks that shut them down in some parts ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Packers QB Rodgers expects to make preseason debut Friday

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Aaron Rodgers is tempering his expectations for himself and the Green Bay offense Friday night.

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Brady ready after ‘silly accident’ with scissors

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady is ready to play after cutting his right thumb with scissors in a "silly accident" before the Patriots' preseason game ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant out after concussion in practice

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant will miss the next preseason game after suffering a concussion in practice.

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returns to practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returned to practice on a limited basis Tuesday with the plan to have him ready for the season ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Gaines happy to be back on the field

IRVINE (AP) - Cornerback E.J. Gaines said early in training camp that the Los Angeles Rams could have the best secondary in the league, even ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Wozniacki exits Connecticut Open in 1st round

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Caroline Wozniacki entered the Connecticut Open as a wild card, hoping a tournament she has won four times would help her ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Will Power chalked up his latest milestone to experience. There's nothing like it with a championship on the line.

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Speedo USA, 3 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

Less than 24 hours after the close of the Rio Olympics, Ryan Lochte took a major financial hit Monday for a drunken incident he initially ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Gooden denies Strawberry’s claim that he’s a ‘junkie-addict’

NEW YORK (AP) - Dwight Gooden has denied Darryl Strawberry's accusation that he is "a complete junkie-addict ," saying his former teammate is just taking it ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

A’s fine Butler, Valencia following clubhouse fight

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics fined Billy Butler and Danny Valencia on Monday after they were involved in a clubhouse fight last week that led to ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Santana homers, Carrasco pitches Indians over A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - A well-rested Carlos Carrasco and one big swing from Carlos Santana was all it took to get the Indians off to a good ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Kaepernick on track for preseason debut

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - After being kept from throwing during team drills since Aug. 10 while nursing a sore shoulder, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports

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